Devin Asay devin_asay at byu.edu
Tue Jan 27 10:53:09 EST 2015

On Jan 26, 2015, at 10:01 AM, Devin Asay <devin_asay at byu.edu> wrote:

> It would be great if there were a stack property we could set that would specify what format outputted text would be. The default could be “native”; i.e., the native encoding for the platform, but then we could set it to things like “utf8” or “utf16” or “ISO”. It would essentially do the textEncode/decode for us.
> Is this an idea that appeals to folks here?

Of course, then I discovered that this property already exists! A global property called outputTextEncoding. But it is limited to output from Server. It would be nice to see that extended to all LC editions.


Devin Asay
Office of Digital Humanities
Brigham Young University

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